Oct 01

Sustainable tourism is raising living standards on Haiti's Ile a Vache Island

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The following statement is from Stephanie Balmier-Villedrouin, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Haiti: The government of Haiti is moving closer to fulfilling its vision of transforming Ile a Vache into one of the most beautiful tourism destinations in the Caribbean.  At the same time, it is raising the quality of life of the island’s men, women …

Oct 01

Large crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A large crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched Tuesday through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country’s first democratically elected leader.

Sep 28

Police posted at home of former Haiti president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide rallied outside his home Saturday after a new unit of police officers was abruptly posted outside the walled compound in the capital amid fears that the ex-leader faces arrest for failing to heed a court summons.

Sep 27

Haiti Courts Investors From Lazard to Carnival For Growth

Haiti’s government is betting foreign investors from Lazard Ltd. (LAZ) to Carnival Corp. (CCL) will help supplant foreign aid as it seeks to expand its tourism, mining and energy industries, Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said.

Sep 26

Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s culture minister says a shipwreck off the country’s north coast probably isn’t a lost flagship of Christopher Columbus as a U.S. explorer has claimed.

Sep 24

Commercial Moringa Production Study In Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – ”It is hard to rein in the use of superlatives when describing the benefits of the Moringa oleifera tree, long known to rural Haitians for its …

Sep 24

PM: Haiti to hold delayed vote by early next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Tuesday that his country will hold long-overdue elections no later than early next year if several opposition lawmakers don’t stand in the way of the vote before their mandates expire in January.

Sep 21

5 inmates flee prison in Haiti; 2 recaptured

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Five inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti early Saturday, the country’s second jail breakout reported in less than two months.

Sep 17

Tallahassee Man Works to Bring Hope to Haiti

Scott Bonnell’s of Tallahasse first trip to Haiti was in 2007. “I was just so moved by the plight of the Haitian children,” Bonnell said. So moved that he took his 401k and started the non-profit organization Hope to Haiti.

Sep 15

US company wins contract to build Haiti prison

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — A construction company based in Maryland has received a U.S. government contract to build a prison in northern Haiti.

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